Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fat which improves the levels of cholesterol, benefits the activity of the brain, and decrease the risk of heart diseases. These are a great addition to any healthy recipe but don’t overdo it as they are high in calories.
Try any of the following 20 dishes that you can prepare from avocado at home:
1 Baked Egg in Avocado
Baked Egg in Avocado is a quick, easy, and healthy recipe for breakfast. Eggs are baked in avocado with the choice of your ingredients. They are packed with a lot of nutrients that are required in a healthy breakfast. When you have this dish, you experience a different kind of energy which makes you resist the sugary snacks in the middle of the day.
2 Avocado Watermelon Salad
Avocado Watermelon Salad is a nutritious salad having a beautiful look. The chunks of watermelon are added with radish, avocado, and feta topped with chives and mint which make a nutrient-packed side dish and lunch.
3 Mayo-Free Avocado Chicken Salad
This chicken salad doesn’t require Mayo in it. Avocados are mashed and combined with mustard bind in a combo of lean chicken breast and vegetables of your choice. Serve this mash on crackers, whole-grain bread, and cucumber slices.
4 Avocado, Strawberry, Goat Cheese Sandwich
Avocado, Goat Cheese, and Strawberry might sound like an unusual combination, but these three ingredients along with the slices of bread come together as a healthy lunch. Strawberries are rich in Vitamin C and fiber, and few tablespoons of goat cheese give that a cheesy flavor without worrying to pile on the calories.
5 Grilled Chicken with Bell Pepper, Mango, and Avocado
Mashed Avocado acts as a great substitute for unhealthy mayo and cheese slices. The sandwich constituting of mango, peppers, mashed avocado, and red onions on the whole-grain bread come together as a delicious sandwich.
6 Super Green Smoothie
Smoothie of citrus fruits like green apples, kiwi, and pear with kale, almond milk, and avocado is a tasty way to incorporate nutrients in a healthy way to kick-start your day.
7 Chocolate Avocado Banana Milkshake
The combination of banana and avocado make a creamy and decadent smoothie great for a dessert or breakfast. Addition of chia seeds and almond butter give essential nutrients like iron and magnesium, and Vitamin E and fiber from the almond butter.
8 Avocado Deviled Eggs
The deviled eggs have a filing of mashed avocado and Greek yogurt which make it full of nutrition. The dish uses the egg yolk which makes the nutrients intact while the addition of avocado and yogurt increases the nutritional value.
9 Creamy Green Tea Avocado Popsicles
Popsicles made out of coconut milk and avocado gives a creamy texture, while matcha powder and vanilla extract give them a flavor of distinct green tea. Addition of honey acts as a sweetener.
10 Salmon Avocado Rice Balls
Salmon Avocado Rice Balls is a less technical way of making sushi. Instead of rolling these ingredients into a log and slicing it, sushi rice balls are made with a filling of these ingredients in the center. The plus point is that it doesn’t require any special tool like a sushi roller.
11 Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce
Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce is an easy meal for any occasion as the only thing required to make this dish is a food processor to make avocado cream. This gives a light dimension to the blackened chicken. Other ingredients like garlic powder, avocado, lemon juice, and salt enhance the taste.
12 Chicken Avocado Burger
Chicken and Avocado combined for a delicious treat. These two are combined with Panko crumbs, Poblano pepper, and garlic to form a burger which is better than the basic beef counterparts.
13 Stovetop Avocado Mac n’ Cheese
Going by the name, this dish might sound full of calories, but it is not. If you consume it in moderation, we are sure that it will taste like heaven! The addition of avocado makes it creamy while lime and cilantro give a flavor. Go with the whole wheat macaroni for protein and extra fiber.
14 Avocado Pasta
Avocado and Pasta may seem like a weird combination, but avocados make a great fantastic pasta sauce. It is a healthier and greener version of the classic alfredo sauce as avocados are combined with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, lemon, basil, and garlic. Usage of whole wheat pasta and the addition of extra veggies make it healthier.
15 Avocado Spring Rolls
Salads, Soups, and Sandwiches may seem boring for meals during the day but how about spring rolls? These spring rolls are stuffed with rice noodles, mushrooms, avocado, bell pepper, and cashews which make them healthy. You can also add chicken, vegetables, and other nuts to customize them according to your taste.
16 Peach Basil Avocado Balsamic Wrap
Peach Basil Avocado Balsamic Wrap is a perfect variation of a wrap. The herb wrap has a filling of avocado and peach slices, basil leaves, and balsamic dressing. It is packed with a lot of colors and flavor.
17 Chicken and Avocado Enchiladas
Avocados are an essential ingredient in South American dishes. Enchiladas are one such dish! The creamy fruits are blended to make a smooth sauce to top chicken enchiladas filled with jalapenos, cheese, onions, and Poblano peppers.
18 Avocado Vanilla Cheesecakes
Coconut crust and almonds give a natural sweetness and crunch to these cheesecakes. The maple-vanilla filling of avocado gives a texture to these cheesecakes without any addition of dairy items.
19 Avocado “Caesar” Dressing
Creamy dressings are always put on salads to enhance the taste, but unfortunately, they are unhealthy. This dish contains ingredients like garlic, lime, Red wine vinegar, Olive oil, and Worcestershire sauce give a unique flavor, while avocado gives the texture which is achieved by adding mayonnaise.
Tequila and Avocado go together like jelly and peanut butter. The sweet and savory drink is a fun way to indulge in beverage while getting some of the nutritional value of avocado.